University of Chicago Medicine and Biological Sciences

  • The Gwen and Jules Knapp Center for Biomedical Discovery (KCBD) provides new research space for groundbreaking initiatives. Opened in 2009 ($244M), the building is a ten story 377,000 gross square feet (or 185,000 net assignable square feet) of research space.The KCBD houses research components of the Departments of Medicine and Pediatrics, the Cancer Research Center, the Ludwig Center for Metastasis Research, and the Institute for Genomics and Systems Biology along with a state‐of‐the‐art vivarium and dedicated core facility space. In addition, the building houses the medical Scientist Training Program (MSTP).